Traffic Stop in Midland Turns Into Huge Drug Bust

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A traffic stop turned into a huge drug bust in Midland.

We're told an officer pulled over Jesus Navarette-Banuelos for a minor violation, she noticed his story just didn't add up.

After searching the truck with her K-9, she found more than 471 pounds of marijuana.

Turns out Banuelos was also in the country illegally and has been deported before.

Banuelos faces federal drug charges.